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The 10 Best Science Podcasts in 2020

Jessica Clifton

15th April 2020

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We’ve done some digging to find a selection of the best science podcasts in 2020 to suit practically every taste. The result is this compilation of podcasts that may (or may not) enhance your science knowledge. Some are funny, some serious, some are educational, whilst others offer some light relief from hard-core science.… Continue reading »

The Science Behind Vitamin D Supplements

Jessica Clifton

8th April 2020

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The science behind vitamin D supplements

Vitamin D is important in the process of calcium absorption by the bones. It also has an important role in immunity and neurological functions. A deficiency in vitamin D can cause loss of bone density, which eventually can lead to osteoporosis. Severe vitamin D deficiency also causes osteomalacia or softening of the bones,… Continue reading »

The Science Behind LSD

Jessica Clifton

25th March 2020

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The science behind LSD

The artistic subculture inspired or even fuelled by LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) is well-documented, but how about the science behind LSD? How and where did the drug originate? How does LSD work and how does it affect people? We’ll be answering those questions in this article. Arguably, LSD is one of the defining… Continue reading »

The Science Behind a Soda Can

Lucy Bell-Young

4th March 2020

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The Science Behind a Soda Can

You’ve probably heard a few horror stories about your soda of choice. But could the seemingly unremarkable and greatly overlooked soda can be worse for you than the beverage inside? Acidity of Fizzy Drinks Soda cans have a lot going on beneath their aluminium surface. Lining their interior is a protective shield that… Continue reading »

What Causes Weight Loss?

Jessica Clifton

26th February 2020

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What causes weight loss

The Factors and Process of Losing Weight People in more affluent countries like ours tend to view intentional weight loss as a healthy decision. However, deciding to lose weight requires discipline and dedication so a clear understanding of obesity and what causes weight loss or gain is a must. As obesity in the… Continue reading »

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At The Science Blog, we write about the latest from the world of science, chemistry, and chemical manufacturing. You’ll find all sorts of science, chemical, and manufacturing resources here, from what pesticides are to the science behind a soda can. If you’re interested in a career in science or chemistry, you’ll find information about chemical careers, too.